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Lyons Township High School student back in class after climbing wall fall

A 17-year-old Lyons Township High School student was injured April 21 after falling from a climbing wall during a physical education class at the north campus in La Grange.

Crime briefs: Men attempt to open fraudulent accounts at Burr Ridge bank

The attempts were made at both MB Bank Burr Ridge branches on April 8.

Taking a look at Jeff Sebert’s green landscaping fleet

The headquarters at Sebert Landscaping is inspired by years of innovation in green technologies and building techniques. The corporate headquarters...

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Lyons Township senior earns National Merit scholarship

A Western Springs senior at Lyons Township High School is the recipient of a National Merit Scholarship Corp. corporate-sponsored award.

The Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills Elementary District 181 Board continues to discuss plans for the future of Hinsdale Middle School. | File photo

District 181 Board member calls Hinsdale Middle School 'an embarrassment' over roof issue

The Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills Elementary District 181 Board has ruled out spending more than $2 million to replace the roof.

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Hinsdale Central ranked Illinois's 7th best public high school by US News & World Report

It also ranked 254th nationally.

After 29 years in Maercker Elementary District 60, social worker Debbie Collins is being dismissed at the end of the current school year as part of a reduction in force. | Chuck Fieldman/Sun-Times Media

Longtime social worker dismissed from Maercker Elementary District 60

Debbie Collins has worked in the district since 1985.

Tips for home buyers in the western suburbs

Whenever you make a big purchase you should take the time to do a little product research and know exactly what you are buying. With a home, this r...

The Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills Elementary District 181 Board continues to discuss plans for the future of Hinsdale Middle School. | File photo

District 181 Board member calls Hinsdale Middle School 'an embarrassment' over roof issue

The Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills Elementary District 181 Board has ruled out spending more than $2 million to replace the roof.

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Hinsdale District 86's graduation dates to remain the same next year

Next year’s seniors in Hinsdale High School District 86 will graduate a week earlier than the end of the school year, as has been the tradition.

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The Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills Elementary District 181 Board continues to discuss plans for the future of Hinsdale Middle School. | File photo

District 181 Board member calls Hinsdale Middle School 'an embarrassment' over roof issue

The Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills Elementary District 181 Board has ruled out spending more than $2 million to replace the roof.

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Monroe School PTO donates speed feedback sign to Hinsdale

The donation follows an initiative Hinsdale Police Chief Bradley Bloom proposed to Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills Elementary District 181 PTO presidents for the installation of speed...

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Exploring the advantages of living in the suburbs

While urban living does have some distinct benefits, many people choose to settle down and purchase their first homes in the suburbs rather than th...

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Blotter: Homeless man charged with trespassing for sleeping at Hinsdale train station

Police officials said he had been warned previously.

Crime briefs: Electric scooter stolen on South Oak in Hinsdale

The scooter is valued at $300.

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Heavy equipment is being used to regrade the approaches to the Stone Avenue station in La Grange. | Jane Michaels/Sun-Times Media   4/22/14

2 stations, train tracks under repair in La Grange

Construction continues on La Grange’s two train stations but has been postponed briefly on a project to repair the Burlington Northern Santa Fe tracks between Chicago and Aurora.

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Lyons Township High School student back in class after climbing wall fall

A 17-year-old Lyons Township High School student was injured April 21 after falling from a climbing wall during a physical education class at the north campus in La Grange.

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Common tennis injuries and how to avoid them

Tennis can be a lot of fun - as long as you know how to play it safely. Whether you're an active tennis player or a beginner, it's ...

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Rescue spotlight: Moses, the cat

Moses had to have his leg amputated in early April and has been running around the shelter making friends ever since.

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District 105 Student Spotlight: Andrew Follenweider

He's a third grader at Seventh Avenue Elementary School.

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Ex-head of Oak Brook religious group denies sexual harassment claims

But his comments were called “disingenuous” by Recovering Grace, a website that has received reports from dozens of women who’ve alleged they were sexually harassed.

Art Osten has been hired as interim village manager in Oak Brook and hopes to be named to the job on a regular basis with the departure of Dave Niemeyer. | Chuck Fieldman/Sun-Times Media

Oak Brook hires interim village manager

Art Osten is hoping his stint as Oak Brook’s newly-hired interim village manager is a dress rehearsal to take over the job on a regular basis.

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Exploring the advantages of living in the suburbs

While urban living does have some distinct benefits, many people choose to settle down and purchase their first homes in the suburbs rather than th...

Butler Junior High teacher Molly Romanz works with eighth-graders during a high school honors science elective class. | Chuck Fieldman/Sun-Times Media  4/22/14

Butler Junior High students choose science

Forty-four students, or 27 percent of the school’s enrollment, signed up for the first-time elective class high school honors science.

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Oak Brook-based McDonald's sees profits drop in 1st quarter of 2014

Industry analysts blamed changes in eating habits and increased competition for the decline.

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Lyons Township High School student back in class after climbing wall fall

A 17-year-old Lyons Township High School student was injured April 21 after falling from a climbing wall during a physical education class at the north campus in La Grange.

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Lyons Township senior earns National Merit scholarship

A Western Springs senior at Lyons Township High School is the recipient of a National Merit Scholarship Corp. corporate-sponsored award.

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Outdoor projects to boost your home’s curb appeal this spring

Spring is the time for sellers to get their homes on the market, as buyers are more prepared to get out and look at houses when the weather is warm...

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Children's Theatre of Western Springs Spotlight: Meghan Bulger

Get to know the community of Western Springs with our Children's Theatre of Western Springs Spotlight feature.

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The Garden View: Good bugs for your plants

Just in time for spring, our gardening column is back! "The Garden View" takes a look at all aspects of working in the mud.

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